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British MPs move to limit kosher slaughter in the UK

As UK moves to ban "non-stunned" meat, kosher industry officials are working on a response with a halal food industry group.

British MPs move to limit kosher slaughter in the UK

EU high court tells rabbis to change rules of kosher slaughter

EU court backs Belgian ban on kosher and halal slaughter - and even instructs Jews to integrate electric stunning into meat production.

EU high court tells rabbis to change rules of kosher slaughter

World Jewish Congress condemns EU decision on ritual slaughter

WJC calls decision by EU court to allow countries to mandate stunning animals before slaughter an assault on freedom of religion.

World Jewish Congress: Jewish life in Europe under attack

'ECJ decision upholding ban on non-stun slaughter will be felt by Jews'

President of CER responds to European court's decision to uphold ban on non-stun slaughter in Belgian regions of Flanders and Wallonia.

'ECJ decision banning non-stun slaughter will be felt by Jews'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Bans on ritual slaughter are not justified'

Conference of European Rabbis leader issues joint statement with Muslim leader, protesting ban on religious slaughter methods.

'Bans on ritual slaughter are not justified'

Paraguay to require more humane ways of animal slaughter

Paraguay will require end of shackle-and-hoist slaughter by the end of year, changing method for restraint of animals for kosher slaughter.

Paraguay to require more humane ways of animal slaughter

Belgian court protects kosher slaughter

Court nixes law that would force animals to be stunned before slaughter, effectively banning kosher meat production.

Belgian court protects kosher slaughter

"Jews Must Unite to Protest Polish Shechita Ban"

European Jewish Association calls on Jews worldwide to unite their efforts to reverse decision to ban shechita in Poland

EJA: Jews Must Unite to Protest Polish Shechita Ban

Jewish Group Urges Norway to Rescind Shechita Ban

The Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Norwegian government to go on record that 1929 law banning shechita be immediately rescinded.

Jewish Group Urges Norway to Rescind Longstanding Shechita Ban

Poland to Reintroduce Kosher Shechita Practices

The Polish government has drafted regulations aimed at reducing animals’ suffering and permitting kosher and halal slaughter.

Poland to Reintroduce Kosher Shechita Practices

Polish Lawmakers Expected to Back Kosher Slaughter

The Polish parliament is reportedly set to amend the law on the protection of animals to allow kosher slaughter without stunning.

Polish Lawmakers Expected to Back Kosher Slaughter

European Jews Urge Reversal of Polish Shechita Ban

"Kosher butchering is essential for sustenance of Jewish life" assert European Jewish leaders, urging reversal of Polish shechita ban.

European Jews Urge Reversal of Polish Shechita Ban